Regina Salmons


Date of birth






Began Rowing

2010, The Derryfield School


Jamestown, R.I.


Boston, Mass.

Current residence

Hopewell, N.J.

High School

The Derryfield School

Undergraduate Education

University of Pennsylvania, English and Pre-Law, 2018

Training Location

Princeton, N.J.

Current Coach

Brett Gorman

Club Affiliations

University of Pennsylvania

National Teams

Two – Under 23, 2016, 2018

International Results

Won gold in the four and eight at the 2016 World Rowing Under 23 Championships.

National Results

Placed third in the varsity eight at the 2018 Ivy League Championships (Penn's first medal since 1980)...Won gold in the intermediate four with coxswain at the 2015 USRowing Club National Championships.


Regina loves to write poetry, and in college, she was the editor in chief of the feminist literary and arts magazine "The F-word" and chaired the poetry workshop group "The Body Electric" named after Walt Whitman's poem. She admires her parents for their sheer love and determination and wants to grow up to be as kind and strong and persistent as they are. Regina is a 2017 and 2018 Scholar Athlete Award (CRCA) winner, for maintaining above a 3.5 GPA and participating in more than 75% of varsity races those years. She also was a 2018 All-Ivy First-Team selection.

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